Recipe Corner

This is the apple julep served at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. I usually make it to serve with breakfast on Christmas morning and Easter morning. It’s a nice change from just plain old orange juice. The lemon juice has to be fresh squeezed in this recipe; don’t use bottled. -Jenna Wood Apple Julep 1 quart apple juice1 […]

Day on the town, to remember

From left, life-long friends Wilburn Beavers, Leto Curl, and Gary Stansell – and the 1926 Model T Ford ton truck they rode in on – had a day on the town last week, triggering memories not only among themselves, but with everyone that saw them toddling good-humoredly down the streets of Oneonta in the T-Model that day. Mainly the back […]

Basketball this week

Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Cleveland Varsity Boys Cleveland 68, Locust Fork 50 Cleveland took control of the game early and led the half 39-23. The Panthers’ Logan Washburn scored 27 points. Micah Fallin had 19 points. Locust Fork was led by Tyler Clevenger with 10 points. Asa Dodd scored nine points. Cleveland improved to 4-5 for the season. Varsity Girls […]

Scores and games

2018 Blount County Basketball Tournament


2018 Blount County Basketball Tournament


Church Briefs

EVENTS PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a watch night service on Monday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Guest singers will be Point of Honor. Refreshment break will be around 10 p.m. The church is located on U.S. 278 approximately two miles from Holly Pond. For more information, phone 256-796- 5986. BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST WOMEN will have dinner catered […]

Norma Rae Garrett

NORMA RAE GARRETT, 82, Springville, died Dec. 17, 2018. She attended Straight Mountain Mennonite Church and was employed as a surgery technician in the medical field. Predeceasing her were parents L.Z. Rives and Ethel Rives Burgett, husband Elbert Garrett, four siblings. Surviving are children William (Kay) Garrett, Linda J. Blackmon, Alesia Marleen (Ricky) Moody; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandchild; […]

Betty Ann Farr Hullett

BETTY ANN FARR HULLETT, 80, Oneonta, died Dec. 17, 2018. Predeceasing her were parents Hub and Maude Johnson Farr and brother John Farr. Surviving are husband Melvin Hullett; children Melvin Glen (Barbara) Hullett, Deborah Ann Hullett Summers, Jeffery Dawayne Hullett; grandchildren Stephen (Holly) Summers, Ashley (Jay) Bearden, Allison Hullett; great-grandchildren Abigail, Annabelle, Atticus; brother Reginald “Doodle” Farr. Bob Bryant officiated […]

Linda Gail Phillips

LINDA GAIL PHILLIPS, 80, Straight Mountain community, passed away Dec. 3, 2018, of natural causes at her home. She was born in Blount County on Oct. 20, 1938, and lived in Blount County most of her life. She is predeceased by parents Jim Logan and Mable Posey Logan, husband Edward A. Phillips, daughter Carolyn, son Carlton Lee, sisters Nell Tankersley, […]